Coreopsis grandiflora ‘Early Sunrise’


Coreopsis grandiflora ‘Early Sunrise’ in a 9cm pot.

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Coreopsis grandiflora ‘Early Sunrise’ is a charming and delightful cultivar of Coreopsis that produces bright yellow flowers with a dark center that bloom in the summer. This compact and low-growing perennial is known for its clump-forming growth habit and its ability to attract butterflies and bees to the garden. ‘Early Sunrise’ is a hardy variety that thrives in full sun to partial shade and well-drained soil that’s rich in organic matter. It’s also drought tolerant, making it an ideal choice for gardeners who want a plant that’s easy to care for. To complement Coreopsis grandiflora ‘Early Sunrise’, consider planting it alongside other low-growing perennials like Sedum or Thyme. It also pairs well with companion plants like Salvia or Echinacea, which can help to create a beautiful and colorful garden display. Overall, Coreopsis grandiflora ‘Early Sunrise’ is a charming and delightful plant that will add a touch of beauty and elegance to any garden. Its bright yellow flowers, along with its low-growing and hardy nature, make it an excellent choice for gardeners who want to create a stunning and low-maintenance outdoor space.

Key Facts

  • Common Name(s):Tickseed ‘Early Sunrise’
  • Hardiness:Fully hardy through most of the UK
  • How big will I get? Coreopsis grandiflora ‘Early Sunrise’ can grow to a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m.
  • Did You Know That:The name Tickseed comes from how similar the seeds look to insects, namely ticks found across its native range

Plant Calendar

A rough guide to how this plant will change through the year.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Flowering Time
Foliage Colour

Care Guide

Soil Requirements

Coreopsis grandiflora ‘Early Sunrise’ prefers moist but well-draining soil. This plant can grow in soil with a wide range of pH levels, it is not picky about the pH level of the soil.

Best Position

Coreopsis grandiflora ‘Early Sunrise’ can handle either an exposed or a sheltered position and can cope with either full sun or partial shade.


Coreopsis grandiflora ‘Early Sunrise’, like a lot of herbaceous perennial plants, will respond well to regular deadheading. This will encourage the plant to keep producing flowers all through Summer and into early Autumn. The plant can then be cut right back to the ground in Autumn, once it has concluded flowering, this will help to preserve energy for strong growth the following Spring.

Pest, Diseases and Wildlife

Coreopsis grandiflora ‘Early Sunrise’ can have problems with slugs and snails, and it tends not to have problems with diseases. It is also known to attract bees, butterflies and other pollinators. It is not considered to be toxic.

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